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Screen Creatives Hub

Adelaide Studios is a creative hub for South Australian screen businesses and screen practitioners whose reputation for the creation of quality screen content across film, television and digital platforms continues to grow nationally and internationally.

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57 Films

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57 Films

57 Films is a full service production company, committed to sharing great stories.

We have established strong relationships globally, with a specific focus on China’s television and film industry. Locally, we also work with a host of clientele, offering a branded and corporate content.

Out tack record of delivering strong results across all areas of production, has allowed 57 Films to attract and retain some of the best experienced and young talent.

57films.com.au

 

Adelaide Film Festival

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Adelaide Film Festival

Adelaide Film Festival (ADL Film Fest) is an eleven-day celebration and exploration of Australian and international screen culture with a unique program of screenings, forums and special events. The event has rapidly established itself as one of the boldest and most innovative in the country and has made a name for itself internationally as a platform for exciting new talent in the Australian industry. Originally presented biennially in March, since 2013 the Adelaide Film Festival has been presented in October.

The youngest but most dynamic national screen event, Adelaide Film Festival was established in 2003 and was placed in Variety’s list of “50 Unmissable Film Festivals”. It is Australia’s premier film event, launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences.

“David and I are proud and excited to be part of the always fabulous, always interesting and always challenging Adelaide Film Festival. No wonder it’s ranked amongst the top 50 festivals in the world.” – Margaret Pomeranz

adelaidefilmfestival.org

Body Image Movement

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Body Image Movement

The Body Image Movement is an internationally recognised crusade that believes everyone has the right to love and embrace their body. Headed by founder Taryn Brumfitt, the Body Image Movement produced feature documentary Embrace in 2016. Since then they have released an online course called “Embrace You”, and are in pre-production for their next documentary called Embrace Kids.

bodyimagemovement.com

Closer Productions

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Closer Productions

Closer Productions is a multi-award winning  Australian production company working across drama, documentary and television.

Our first feature drama 52 Tuesdays (Dir. Sophie Hyde) won the Directing Award for World Dramatic Competition at Sundance Film Festival 2014 and the Crystal Bear for Best Film at the Berlinale International Film Festival. It released theatrically in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Germany, Spain and other territories, won the Australian Writers Guild award for best screenplay and the Australian Editors Guild award for best editing of a feature film. Our second feature drama Animals (Dir. Sophie Hyde) based on the acclaimed novel by Emma Jane Unsworth, premiered at Sundnace film festival in 2019 and stars Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat.

Our feature documentaries include underground sensation Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure, (Dir Matthew Bate) which screened in competition at Sundance 2011 and New Directors New Films (MOMA) and was released in the US through Tribeca films, Life in Movement (dirs. Bryan Mason and Sophie Hyde) which won the prestigious Australian Foxtel Documentary Prize in 2011, the Cinedans Grand Jury and Audience Awards and Sam Klemke’s Time Machine (Dir Matthew Bate) which premiered at Sundance in 2015 and won the Artistic Vison Award at DocAviv and AWGIE Award for Best Documentary script 2015.

closerproductions.com.au

Adelaide Studios tenant: Cospective
Cospective

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Adelaide Studios tenant: Cospective

Cospective

Cospective makes software tools for the film and media industry, including the Emmy and Academy Award winning cineSync and the flexible, web-based Frankie.

cospective.com

Dancing Road Productions

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Dancing Road Productions

Dancing Road Productions is an independent production company specialising in the creation of intellectual property for the global market.

Our company directors have strategic relationships within the industry, not only in Australia but world-wide.

The key to our success is developing ideas from inception through development, production and delivery.

Our focus is commercial content with a clear pathway to audience.

dancingroad.com

Danny Phillips – Editor & Colourist

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Danny Phillips – Editor & Colourist

Danny is an editor / colourist with over 15 years experience in post-production. His work can be seen both nationally and internationally across features, TV series, documentaries and cooperate projects. He is a highly motivated and passionate story teller who brings an exceptional level of enthusiasm to every project.

Mobile: +61 415 250 021

dannyphillips.com.au

David Scarborough – Film Editor

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David Scarborough – Film Editor

David is a film and television editor who has collaborated with directors and producers from South Australia and interstate to deliver a diverse range of film and video content. At the heart of his work is a desire to bring the director’s vision to life using the storytelling skills he has crafted through more than a decade of experience in the film industry.

Throughout his career he has helped documentary and drama projects achieve international recognition and has himself received 4 nominations from the Australian Screen Editors Guild for his work. David has also had the opportunity to use his eye for detail and accompanying technical skills to work proficiently as an assistant and assembly editor on feature films shot both in South Australia and overseas.

davidscarborough.com.au

Epic Films

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Epic Films

Epic Films is an independent production company run by producer Kirsty Stark.

Working collaboratively with writers, directors and production partners, we develop and produce film and television projects for the Australian and international market.

Our past work includes First Day (ABC ME), Goober (ABC iview), Unboxed (ABC Arts), and Wastelander Panda (ABC iview).

epicfilms.com.au

 

Matchbox Pictures

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Matchbox Pictures

Matchbox Pictures is a film and television production company that makes world-class screen content for a global audience.

Matchbox produces a diverse slate of programming across television drama, children’s, factual & entertainment, animation and feature films. In 2011, NBCUniversal took a majority stake in Matchbox Pictures and later acquired full ownership of the company in 2014.

Our South Australian office is run by Kirsty Stark, with a focus on developing television series by South Australian writers.

matchboxpictures.com

Floodlight Media

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Floodlight Media

Founded on a passion for the moving image we have evolved into a full service video and film production company specialising in advertising, creative production, corporate video, online live streaming and event coverage. We work nationally with some of the biggest household names in the country, across a diverse range of industries.

We’re trusted to deliver a premium product, adapting and problem solving to ensure we can meet any challenge thrown at us. We love what we do, and we’re emphatically proud of what we deliver.

floodlightmedia.com.au

Geoffrey Reed Communications & Reedcomm Entertainment

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Geoffrey Reed Communications & Reedcomm Entertainment

Geoffrey Reed Communications – Creative Services Company

GRC is a boutique agency offering 360 degree creative services. We bring four decades of experience building power brands with thought leadership and world class creativity. A Financial Review poll of National marketing managers nominated Geoffrey Reed fourth on their list of Australia’s top 10 advertising people. Geoffrey works one-on-one with senior client decision makers. We seek excellence in our craft. We are highly professional, versatile, adaptable and affordable.

Reedcomm Entertainment – Motion Pictures production company

Reedcomm Entertainment’s primary role is creating and producing screen content to meet the emerging demand for social media based short-form video entertainment. Reedcomm Entertainment saw a new opportunity for its clients using entertainment as the new way to tap into social media – we call them BRAND STORIES™. The concept is simple, we create tailored, narrative driven screen content that engages the viewer, entertains and amuses. This is the prerequisite key for it to be shared and ultimately go viral. Brand Stories are the opposite of advertising. They are first and foremost a video entertainment. To succeed, your brand has to be seamlessly woven into a mini-movie story that people can’t resist sharing online.

Geoffrey Reed, CEO Creative Director
Ph: 0417 859 576
Email: geoffrey@reedcomm.com.au

reedcomm.com.au

Gravity Films

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Gravity Films

We exist to tell stories that entertain and inspire audiences around the world.

gravityfilms.com.au

 

Heesom Casting

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Heesom Casting

Heesom Casting, run by Angela & Louise Heesom, are SA’s major casting directors, and the only independent casting agency in our state, all other agencies being talent agents. The Heesom team work exclusively in the interests of the Producer.

With over 40 years experience between them, the impressive  award-winning duo have cast over 80 Film  & TV Series, spanning all of the Wolf Creek projects through to more recent productions such as Deadline Gallipoli, Storm Boy, The Hunting and more recently the  Australian casting of the  Warner Bros epic Mortal Kombat.

The Heesoms have also cast hundreds of major television commercials and service the Advertising industry locally, internationally and abroad

Absolutely dedicated to providing directors and producers with their perfect ensemble, the Heesoms will stop at nothing to deliver an award-winning cast. They have an established network of relationships with agents and actors right  across Australia as well as internationally and often work in early development with Producers helping them to get their key attachments for funding purposes long before a project becomes green-lit.

Between them they hold many industry awards & serve regularly on judging panels, advisory groups, industry committees, with Angela sitting on the executive committee of the  Casting Guild of Australia.

Angela Heesom: +61 0419 801 128

Louise Heesom: +61 0420 626 205

heesomcasting.com

Logic Films

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Logic Films

Listen. Think. Create. Deliver.

We work with our clients nation-wide to deliver compelling video and production solutions. Agile and across a full fleet of services, we deliver a stronger message to your target audience including: Video Production – TV Commercials – Animation – Web content – Live Streaming – Photography – Corporate & Time-Lapse.

logicfilms.com

Jetty Films

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Jetty Films

Paul Ranford is a producer, with over 30 years production experience across film and television. Credits include the television mini-series Stateless, currently in production for ABC TV and Matchbox Pictures; the upcoming feature True History of The Kelly Gang from director Justin Kurzel;  Ambience Entertainment’s Storm Boy; and Sony Pictures’ Will Gluck helmed Peter Rabbit.

Mark McGowan is a publicist and media consultant, offering unit publicity, campaign and targeted publicity for the entertainment industry.

jettyfilms.com

Adelaide Studios tenant MasonFilm Pty Ltd
MasonFilm Pty Ltd

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Adelaide Studios tenant MasonFilm Pty Ltd

MasonFilm Pty Ltd

MasonFilm provides full Production Services to national and international productions. China remains the company focus with successful partnering in projects to date. MasonFilm also offers Location Filming support with makeup, wardrobe, greenroom, camera trucks and silent generators. MasonFilm holds all Licenses and insurances for RPA operations and flies Inspire 2 Drones.

Mason Curtis is the most experienced and highly credited Location Manager in South Australia and amongst the most experienced in Australia. Mason is an expert in Outback and remote filming locations. Mason pioneered the development of relations between filmmakers and Indigenous Elders and Indigenous groups across Australia to ensure respect and protection of culture and the land.

Credits include:

  • Location Consultant, Wolf Creek (feature)
  • Location Manager, Wolf Creek 2 (feature)
  • Location Manager, Wolf Creek Series 1&2
  • Location Manager, Cargo (feature)
  • Production Services and Line Producer, Australia – ‘Hayabusa Long Way Home’ (Japanese feature: budget $20m)
  • Production Services and Producer – Nippon Paint Artistry (China web series)

IMDb page: imdb.com/name/nm0974951

Molten Immersive Art

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Molten Immersive Art

Molten Immersive Art are a collective of experiential artists who, through the use of art, design and technology create world-class immersive experiences that inspire child-like wonder.

moltenimmersiveart.com

 

Monkeystack

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Monkeystack

Our award winning work in animation, simulation, VFX and game design delights and engages audiences on any screen, anywhere.

Founded in 2004, we’re a multi-disciplinary team, passionate about injecting originality and diversity into every project, with our content delivered across traditional and emerging digital mediums for film, television, gaming, advertising and experiential. Our core team of 30 staff is comprised of artists, animators, producers, programmers, developers and designers. We have an extensive network of specialist subcontractors within our trusted supplier list which can also be drawn on if required.

Monkeystack has won many prestigious national and international awards for animation, interactive and game design.

The team has a heritage in producing narrative driven content which has seen it develop animated series content for Nickelodeon, ABC, Adult Swim, Children’s Television Foundation, SBS and Kids Co. (NBCU) and multiple award winning web series for organisations such as the Red Cross and the South Australian Motor Accident Commission. The studio has also worked closely with local Australian producers Matchbox Pictures and Princess Pictures to consult and assist on their foray into animation series production.

monkeystack.com.au

RMT Management

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RMT Management

RMT Management has been providing actors, models, commercial talent and extras for stills photography, TV commercials, feature films, promotions, theatre, fashion shoots and parades for the past 24 years. We are a boutique agency that represents industry talent of all ages (newborn – 90yrs), ethnicities, shapes and sizes.

We also offer street casting services and specialise in extras casting. All in all, we will work to your budget to ensure the industry continues to thrive in South Australia. Contact Managing Director Angie Cristophel if you would like to see some talent options for your next project or if you are keen to join the agency, as either an industry professional or an extra.

rmtmanagement.com

SBS Media

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SBS Media

SBS is Australia’s most diverse media brand and for more than 40 years has inspired all Australians to explore, appreciate and celebrate diversity.

Our unique and distinctive content offering across TV, digital and radio delivers a premium, high-value audience that is hard to reach.

The TV channels SBS, SBS VICELAND, SBS Food, SBS World Movies and NITV are watched by more than 13 million Australians each month.

SBS Radio is the world’s most linguistically diverse radio network, broadcasting in more than 68 language programs to a potential audience of more than three million Australians who speak a language other than English in their homes.

SBS On Demand, a video streaming service, has over 6,000 hours of programming and houses a curated selection of premium drama, documentaries and movies from across the world, available anytime, anywhere and absolutely free.

At SBS media, we’re connecting business and brands with diversity of every kind. Not only ethnicity, we know how to make authentic connections with gender, age, relationship, interest and religious diversity.

We create connections that demonstrate that your brand gets people for who they really are.

Contact: State Sales Manager Barney Habel.

Adeaide Studios tenant Screentime
Screentime

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Adeaide Studios tenant Screentime

Screentime

Screentime is a specialist television production company with an outstanding list of productions. Their award winning and celebrated dramas include Pine Gap, the Underbelly franchise, two seasons of Playing For Keeps, The Secret Daughter, two seasons of Wolf Creek, three series of Janet King, Fat Tony & Co, ANZAC Girls, and the critically acclaimed Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet. Non-fiction credits include Anh’s Brush With Fame, RBT, Hughesy We Have A Problem, Orange Is The New Brown, The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds, The Driving Test and many more.

A member of the BANIJAY GROUP, Screentime includes Screentime Pty Ltd in Australia and Screentime Limited in New Zealand.

screentime.com.au

SLA Films Pty Ltd

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SLA Films Pty Ltd

SLA Films operates Australia-wide and internationally to produce scripted and documentary content including Netflix sci-fi I Am Mother (Sundance 2019); Demonic (Cannes 2019); Making a Mark (ADG Best Director Award 2019), Embrace (AFF, SFF 2016), Highly Strung (AFF 2015) and Emu Plains (2014).

southernlightalliance.com

 

Adelaide Studos tenant Sync It In
Sync It In Pty Ltd

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Adelaide Studos tenant Sync It In

Sync It In Pty Ltd

Sync It In Pty Ltd is owned and operated by Pete Smith, a sound mixer/editor for film and television with 30 years’ experience.

imdb.com/name/nm0809588

 

Triptych Pictures

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Triptych Pictures

Triptych Pictures is a film and television production company owned by producers, Kristian Moliere and Julie Byrne. Building on its award winning work across all mediums, Triptych aims to produce stories for an international market that will entertain, inspire and challenge. Previous projects include The Babadook, Wake in Fright (TV) and YouTube sensations The Racka Racka.

The company has a diverse feature development slate both original works and book adaptations. Several films are being developed as international co-productions.

Triptych is well set up for co-production and can offer full production services, including budget and project consultation.

Julie Byrne
julie@triptychpictures.com.au
+61 404 072 702

Kristian Moliere
kristian@triptychpictures.com.au
+61 416 162 011

triptychpictures.com.au

Word Ninjas

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Word Ninjas

Word Ninjas generate their own scripted material and also accept commissions to work on other scripts and adaptations.

Since Pete and Ruth started working together in 2010, they’ve developed an impressive slate. They’re versatile, professional, and efficient. They approach all projects – theirs and others – with passion and commitment.

Word Ninjas’ creative projects range across multiple genres for TV and feature films: comedy, drama, supernatural, thriller, detective, romantic comedy, love story, zombie road-trip, science fiction, bio-pic, adaptation, animation, and fantasy drama.

Their work has been funded through state and national agencies, short-listed in national competitions, and been sought by international producers.

Ruth Estelle: +61 0420 402 959

Pete Monaghan: +61 0414 719 366

wordninjas.com.au

Think Films

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Think Films

Think Films is a purpose driven production studio passionate about compelling stories that help drive social change.

Award winning documentary filmmaker Lara Damiani is the founder of Think Films and the producer behind each project, collaborating with a vast range of experienced professionals and like-minded purpose driven media makers across Australia and neighbouring regions.

We produce documentary films, interactive multimedia and impact and evaluation videos. We have a strong community development approach and work closely and respectfully with the communities we get involved with.

thinkfilms.com.au

Odin’s Eye Entertainment

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Odin’s Eye Entertainment

Odin’s Eye Entertainment (OEE) is a vertically integrated Production, Distribution and International Sales Agency since 2006 that specialises in working with both emerging and established filmmakers across a wide variety of genres.

As a Sales Agency, OEE represents feature films and television content worldwide, hosting its own sales booth at every major festival including Cannes, AFM, Berlin and Filmart. OEE’s theatrical division successfully released several features in theatres throughout Australia including the animations Snow Queen 3, Dino King: Journey to Fire Mountain and Australian horror movie The Furies.

For the Australian feature Open Water 3: Cage Dive, OEE secured a release of 1200+ screens worldwide which included a US release through Lionsgate. OEE also signed a direct worldwide distribution deal with Netflix for The Real Miyagi. OEE is also working with Vision Film Entertainment, one of China’s largest Distributors.

CEO Michael Favelle, Head of International Distribution and Acquisitions Martin Gallery, and EVP Development, Acquisitions, Festival Strategy Belinda Davis are based in the Sydney office, while Head of Business Affairs Astrid Samuel is based at Adelaide Studios.

OEE’s forward business strategies remain focused on prestige drama which include high concept live actions as well as high quality animations.

odinseyeent.com